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Proposal seeks to post immunization rates at TUSD schools

Proposal seeks to post immunization rates at TUSD schools

Even though data is public information, promoting it may stigmatize schools, superintendent warns. 

September 07, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Reader statements on Flake's Iran decision, neighborhood groups leadership, abortion terminology. 

August 21, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Abortion providers must account for tissue to state

Abortion providers must account for tissue to state

Health officials file for emergency rules on Friday.

August 17, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…

Arizona health director wants challenge to abortion law tossed out

State health director said no doctor has been disciplined for breaking law.

July 01, 2015 7:33 pmLoading…
Rates of deadliest skin cancer on the rise, federal report says

Rates of deadliest skin cancer on the rise, federal report says

Tanning beds are putting young people at risk for melanoma.

June 07, 2015 7:43 pm Photos

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Drug overdoses in Pima County cause more than 300 deaths per year

Drug overdoses in Pima County cause more than 300 deaths per year

A new Pima County coalition is targeting abuse of painkillers.

May 31, 2015 7:08 pmLoading…
Meet Arizona's new top public health official

Meet Arizona's new top public health official

Dr. Cara Christ is a UA College of Medicine graduate

May 24, 2015 7:50 pm Photos

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Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Last year, 85 dispensaries operated in Arizona.

January 16, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo makes nutrition a home-grown affair

Manzo Elementary harvest to be delivered to school lunch trays.

November 19, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Two-thirds of all recommendations in the past fiscal year came from 24 doctors. 

November 13, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Ebola risk here called low, but preparations intensify

Tucson-area hospitals, health officials step up education and training efforts.

October 22, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Backdrop of O'odham recycling project: alcoholism

Collecting bottles, a researcher and community college student address problems of reservation.

October 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

October 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Nursing home fined over missed medication

Nursing home fined over missed medication

Employees couldn't explain why a patient didn't get medication on 19 occasions.

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Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.

August 01, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

The no-fault caveat is included in center's agreement to pay $2,000.

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Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

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Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Douglas hospital fined for deficiencies

Cochise Regional Hospital spent two years in violation of its state health license by not offering surgery to patients, a newly released report says.

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